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Rural Aging: Health and Community Policy Implications for Reversing Social Isolation

Bill Frist, Anand Parekh, MD / Research July 20, 2018

BPC hosted a roundtable to advance the national conversation on reversing social isolation among rural seniors.

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Survey Results: The New Middle on Immigration

Immigration / Research July 17, 2018

The American people have an urgent desire for the federal government to develop an enforced, fair, and consistent process that addresses systemic issues.

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TANF and Early Childhood

Education / Research June 29, 2018

For many working families, child care is a basic necessity—and often an expensive one. In families with young children, child care costs are often one of the largest items in the household budget.

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What is the Long-Term Fiscal Outlook for the United States?

Economy / Research June 28, 2018

The federal government is on a dangerous fiscal path. The widening gap between federal revenues and spending leads to the unsustainable trajectory of U.S. debt.

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House Rules Data

Donald R. Wolfensberger / Research May 25, 2018

Rules data on the 112th, 113th, 114th, and 115th Congresses, compiled by BPC resident scholar Donald Wolfensberger.

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Restricting Immigration by Regulation

Cristobal Ramon / Research February 1, 2018

The administration’s reliance on agency policy guidelines suggests that they may continue to use executive authority to impact the legal immigration system going forward.

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Containing the Kirkuk Crisis

National Security / Research October 19, 2017

The loss of Kirkuk brought a dramatic end to the enthusiasm aroused by the Kurdistan Regional Government’s September 25 independence referendum.

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A Roadmap for a DACA Deal

Immigration / Research October 11, 2017

The good news: there is a bipartisan deal to be had on DACA; permanent status for DREAMers in exchange for additional border security.

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The Debt Limit at 100

Economy / Research March 15, 2017

The debt limit has been around for a century, but many years have passed since a serious discussion was held over its efficacy.

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Extraordinary Measures, Simplified

Economy / Research March 15, 2017

When the debt limit is scheduled to be reinstated from its current suspension, Treasury will again begin to deploy its extraordinary measures.

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